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Steve Perlman can’t be kept down. While his OnLive video game system failed to take off – he was forced to shut it down only to rehire a skeleton crew for a new version of the company that was developing the open source console – he is back with a new venture.
Google unveiled a major update on Monday that lets Google TV users buy or rent movies, TV shows and music through Google Play directly from their GTV devices.
For roughly the last decade the video game console arena has essentially consisted of three players: Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft.
HTC announced a huge investment loss today, stating that OnLive would be undergoing restructuring because of a “lack of operating cash and an inability to raise new capital.”
Officials with cloud-based streaming video game service OnLive have confirmed that nearly all of the company's staff have been laid off and that the company had been acquired by an unidentified buyer.
In the wake of numerous media reports Friday suggesting that the company was on its last legs, officials from cloud-based gaming company OnLive denied rumors that the company was shutting down.
The next evolution in the videogame console war almost went to download-only games. Both Sony and Microsoft reportedly considered videogame console systems that required gamers to download programs rather than buy discs.
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